WISPIRG and Student PIRGS have begun a New Voter Project to get out the student vote in more than 15 states. Jan Miyasaki speaks to Julia Seremba and Sofia Miller about that group’s plans and activities in advance of the 2020 elections in November.
The environmental grass roots group “Don’t Waste Michigan” is joining others to fight the consolidated high-level radioactive waste storage site in New Mexico on the grounds that the plan will require long-distance transportation of radioactive materials through much of the country. Jan talks with Michael J. Keegan from that group.
On this segment of the show, Patrick Marley, political journalist at Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, talks about yesterday’s news that a federal appeals court upheld Republican-enacted restrictions on early voting in Wisconsin—and what it all means for the upcoming elections. Patrick Marley has covered state government and politics for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel since 2004. He […]
Senator Fred Risser, who represents Wisconsin District 26, is currently the longest-serving state senator in the U.S. Earlier this year, he announced that he would not be seeking re-election, and there is a new crop of seven Democratic candidates running to fill the seat, which represents most of the city of Madison and the village […]
Today on the show, we’re joined by Wisconsin State Senate District 32 candidates Brad Pfaff and Paul Michael Weber to learn more about their campaigns and goals for office. Wisconsin is holding its partisan primary election on Tuesday, August 11. The general and presidential election will be held on Tuesday, November 3. More information from […]
Madison authors, topics, book events and publishers Stu Levitan welcomes Madison attorney and author Dean Strang, whose latest book Keep the Wretches in Order: America’s Biggest Mass Trial, the Rise of the Justice Department and the Fall of the IWW is from our friends at the University of Wisconsin Press, with a new paperback edition […]